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Thermarest self inflating sleeping pad on backpacking trip

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How Do Self-Inflating Sleeping Pads Work?

These days, air pads may steal much of the spotlight as the new cutting-edge technology, but self-inflating pads are still a big part of our product line, with good reason. Given its heritage and popularity, we decided to answer some common questions about the technology that made us who we are today.

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Two people laying in Therm-A-Rest sleeping bags and pads sharing a meal.

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How to Choose a Sleeping Pad

With all the options in today’s market, picking a sleeping pad can be an overwhelming affair. We won’t pick for you, but here is what you need to know to find the pad of your dreams.

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Made in Ireland

The Therm-a-Rest philosophy is simple: we make what we sell. This gives us complete control of our products, from conception to production, and allows us to create the highest quality gear possible. Since we started making sleeping pads in our…

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Three people in Therm-A-Rest Honcho Ponchos

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Honcho Poncho Series Spotlight

The term ‘revolutionary’ gets tossed around in the outdoor industry like an under-inflated beachball in a room full of toddlers–rampantly, but without much weight behind it. To meet that lofty definition, a product typically changes how we enjoy the outdoors…

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Selection of Therm-A-Rest blankets

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A Guide to Therm-a-Rest Camping Blankets

Comfort-focused campers are always looking for ways to upgrade their kits. Sometimes that means upgrading a tent, adding a deluxe chair or a better sleeping pad. However, in our IQYHO (incredibly qualified, yet humble opinion), bringing on the unbeatable comfort…

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The Astrology Guide to Therm-a-Rest Gear

The Winter Solstice is upon us, and that means that the shortest day of the year has already occurred; there’s nowhere else to go but up! To celebrate we put together this astrology guide to Therm-a-Rest gear to help you…

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Sleep System Basics for Building Warmth

I was in the Smoky Mountains the first time the cold kept me awake all night. My 28-degree sleeping bag did everything it could to keep the heat trapped around my body amidst the sub-freezing temperatures, but it wasn’t enough….

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